Coles, John Morton, b. 1930 (European prehistorian, University of Cambridge)
- Existence: b. 1930
John Morton Coles, FBA, FSA was Professor of European Prehistory at the University of Cambridge from 1980 to 1986 and has been a fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, since 1963. He is married to the archaeologist Bryony Coles.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence relating to the dig, payments, lab reports, and more detailed budgets for grant reports. Applications and letters for further funding and grants due to Professor McBurney's ill health and eventual death, which is also related in the correspondence.
Correspondence including progress reports, application for funds and grants, the transfer of Charles McBurney's Haua Fteah finds, and other topics relating to the continuation of La Cotte digs after McBurney's death. Includes a request to Charles, Prince of Wales for funding, with response from secretary Edward Adeane.
Correspondence including details of research trip to France, British Museum enquiry after collected finds from La Cotte, the schedule of archaeological work, funding, and early negotiations to publish a volume about Professor McBurney's work.
Correspondence includes documents regarding financing of remaining work and writing of the La Cotte volume, an export license for finds from Jersey, photograph from La Cotte, draft of Kate Scott's chapter of the La Cotte volume, research, progress reports, and a memorandum of agreement about the distribution of finds between the University of Cambridge Archaeology department, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Societe Jersiaise.
Correspondence regarding the production of the La Cotte volume, finds analysis and allocation (including negotiations between the Societe Jersiaise, University of Cambridge, and British Museum), budgets and projects for future expenditures, and correspondence with SERC (Science and Engineering Research Council).
Correspondence between the La Cotte team and Academic Press Inc. over the proposed volume, discussions of display of the La Cotte finds and moving some of the material back to Jersey, disputes over various editions of the La Cotte manuscripts, and drafts of the book's Preface and Table of Contents.
Includes correspondence regarding the death of John M. Coles's father and letters debating the inclusion of the forward for the La Cotte volume written by John M. Coles. Copies of the forward and the chapter "Pleistocene Chronostratigraphy" by Paul Callow.
Includes correspondence related to celebrations of the La Cotte volume publication, discussions of where the La Cotte finds will be stored and reviews of the book.
Copies of book reviews for the volume La Cotte de St. Brelade, 1961-1978, correspondence regarding an alleged incident at the University of Cambridge Archaeology department and other correspondence.
Financial documents, including personal receipts, tax forms, and budgets.
Mostly correspondence related to the production and writing of the La Cotte volume.